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Study aimed to gain an understanding of the social processes associated with the decision of diploma and associate degree nurses to advance their nursing education. Author: Rose McGhie-Anderson, Barry University School of Nursing.
The purpose of this quantitative experimental study was to determine whether the use of the debriefing for meaningful learning (DML) method, a guided reflection technique, would improve critical thinking and clinical reasoning proficiency following the simulation experience. Author: Jeanne E. Catanzaro, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to examine the experiences of nursing students with role-playing and simulation and the extent to which role-playing with simulation is perceived by students as beneficial for learning within the nursing program at the study site. Author: Shari L. Redden, Walden University.
The purpose of this study was to explore the difference in critical-thinking and problem-solving skills between nursing students taught using PBL versus those taught with traditional classroom lectures. Author: Yvette Marie Jackson, Walden University.
The purpose of this basic qualitative study was to uncover the feelings of nursing faculty in relation to teaching cultural competence to nursing students. Author: Maria Kalinowski, Capella University.
The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to explore the effectiveness of scaffolding case studies in the blended learning environment versus traditional pedagogy on nursing student academic achievement. Author: Ashleigh D. Woods, The University of Alabama.
The purpose of the correlational research study was to examine if there was a relationship between the nurse educator mentor’s perception of their mentoring effectiveness and a mentee's perception of a mentor’s mentoring effectiveness. Author: Nelda Coombs-Ephraim, Capella University.
Qualitative illustrative case study created an undergraduate proposed nursing discipline practice theory to guide the use of simulation in nursing education by researching the interaction between nursing simulations and nursing curriculum. Author: Rebecca Loth Luetke, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this quantitative, quasi-experimental study was to determine the degree to which, if any, change occurred in uncivil student behavior, low intensity uncivil student behavior, moderate intensity uncivil student behavior, and uncivil behavior related to technology in nursing education over time. Author: Janine Dawn Bassett, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this correlational quantitative study was to determine if a relationship exists between student outcomes on four HESI specialty exams (fundamentals, health assessment, pathophysiology, and pharmacology) and the performance outcomes on the HESI E2. Author: Cathy Ebersole Hansen, Northcentral University.